Average Bench: 48.4% (269th of 961)

Based on 14,883 user benchmarks.  Devices: BFEBFBFF000106A5, 1FABFBFF000106A5, BFEBFBFF000106A4, 1F8BFBFF000106A5 Model: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7 CPU 920 @ 2.67GHz

The Intel Core i7-920 is five and a half years old which puts it at an enormous disadvantage to more modern processors. The 920 sports four cores and eight threads which is the same basic configuration that Intel still uses in the majority of their i7s. Comparing the 920 to the 4770K, its modern day equivalent, shows that 920 lags by 63% at stock speeds and by 44% when both processors are overclocked. Overclocking improves the 920 by 30% vs just 17% for the 4770K. Aside from approximately 50% more calculation throughput the 4770K offers lower power consumption, compatibility with Intel's latest FCLGA1150 platform, on-board graphics and newer CPU instructions. Owners of the 920 should probably consider upgrading not only to improve system response times but also to take advantage of the newer platform. [Mar '14 CPUPro]

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Poor: 37%Average: 48.4% Great: 66%
Gaming
Gaming 48%
Yacht
Desktop
Desktop 49%
Yacht
Workstation
Workstation 34%
Sail boat

Below average average bench

The Intel Core i7-920 averaged 51.5% lower than the peak scores attained by the group leaders. This isn't a great result which indicates that there are much faster alternatives on the comparison list.

Strengths

Single Core Floating Point Speed 71.2Pts
Avg. Single Core Mixed Speed 69.4Pts

Good consistency

The range of scores (95th - 5th percentile) for the Intel Core i7-920 is 28.8%. This is a relatively narrow range which indicates that the Intel Core i7-920 performs reasonably consistently under varying real world conditions.

Weaknesses

Multi Core Floating Point Speed 351Pts
Avg. Multi Core Mixed Speed 338Pts
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Average Bench

(Based on 14,883 samples)
Min Avg Max
52.6 SC Int 67.5 91.1
57.9 SC Float 71.2 96.2
56.5 SC Mixed 69.4 94
55.5% 69.4 Pts
Min Avg Max
162 QC Int 230 320
172 QC Float 245 338
164 QC Mixed 237 328
53.7% 237 Pts
Min Avg Max
205 MC Int 321 433
219 MC Float 351 479
210 MC Mixed 338 460
50.4% 337 Pts
User Benchmarks Bench Single core Quad core Multi core
The fastest CPU (mainstream) averages a speed of 100%
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.3 GHz, turbo 3.45 GHz (avg)
SC Int 79.8
SC Float 81.5
SC Mixed 80.8
65% 80.7 Pts
QC Int 255
QC Float 279
QC Mixed 276
61% 270 Pts
MC Int 402
MC Float 436
MC Mixed 422
63% 420 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 67.3
SC Float 71.2
SC Mixed 68.1
55% 68.9 Pts
QC Int 231
QC Float 276
QC Mixed 271
59% 259 Pts
MC Int 308
MC Float 358
MC Mixed 345
50% 337 Pts
LGA1366, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 3.2 GHz
SC Int 71.2
SC Float 73.4
SC Mixed 72.6
58% 72.4 Pts
QC Int 238
QC Float 246
QC Mixed 240
55% 242 Pts
MC Int 344
MC Float 376
MC Mixed 367
54% 363 Pts
CPU 1, 1 CPU, 4 cores, 8 threads
Base clock 2.65 GHz, turbo 2.75 GHz (avg)
SC Int 65.3
SC Float 66.8
SC Mixed 66.4
53% 66.2 Pts
QC Int 254
QC Float 252
QC Mixed 215
54% 240 Pts
MC Int 323
MC Float 349
MC Mixed 335
50% 335 Pts
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 Specifications

Essentials

DescriptionIntel® Core™ i7-920 Processor (8M Cache, 2.66 GHz, 4.80 GT/s Intel® QPI)
Code NameBloomfield
Launch DateQ4'08
Processor Numberi7-920
# of Cores4
# of Threads8
Cache8 MB SmartCache
Instruction Set64-bit
Instruction Set ExtensionsSSE4.2
Embedded Options AvailableNo
Lithography45 nm
VID Voltage Range0.800V-1.375V
Recommended Price$305.00
Clock Speed2.66 GHz
Max Turbo Frequency2.93 GHz
Bus Speed4.8 GT/s QPI
QPI Links1
Max TDP130 W

Memory

Max Memory Size24 GB
Memory TypesDDR3 800/1066
Memory Channels3
Memory Bandwidth25.6 GB/s
Physical Address Extensions36-bit
ECC Memory SupportedNo

Data Protection

AES New InstructionsNo

Advanced Technologies

Virtualization Tech (VT-x)Yes
Intel 64Yes
Idle StatesYes
Enhanced Intel SpeedStep® TechYes
Thermal Monitoring TechnologiesNo
Turbo Boost Tech1.0
Hyper-Threading TechYes
VT-x with Extended Page Tables (EPT)Yes
Demand Based SwitchingNo

Package

Package Size42.5mm x 45.0mm
Max CPU Configuration1
Sockets SupportedFCLGA1366
Processing Die Size263 mm2
# of Processing Die Transistors731 million

Platform Protection

Execute Disable BitYes
Trusted Execution TechNo

 Comments

Intel i7-920 (Bloomfield) Quad Core Processor...

Model: AT80601000741AA

Added 3 years ago.

Poor

3 years ago.


Excellent

4 hrs ago.

Classic that never ages, still amusing the kids in the family and making the new Ryzen 1600 jealous. Throttling at stock speeds through games , Youtube videos and time.


Excellent

7 months ago.

For 40 dollars... This is extremely good cpu even on stock frequencies


Good

16 months ago.

Its old but good 4GHz in OC no Problem and Triple RAM dont need to upgread


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